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  • adjective Same as geniculate.

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  • adjective geniculate


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  • This appearance is caused partly by small wart-like elevations, and partly and especially by curious geniculated hairs, which to a certain extent constitute a fine net or hair-sieve extended immediately over the surface of the carapace.

    Facts and Arguments for Darwin

  • _worker_ subovate and much wider; _eyes_ small, ovate and placed about the middle at the sides of the head; _antennæ_ geniculated, the scape about two thirds of the length of the flagellum which is clavate, the club three-jointed; the _mandibles_ stout and dentate; the _labial palpi_ 3-jointed; the _maxillary palpi_ 4-jointed.

    Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology


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